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The next step - distribution

Books being packed into boxes at the YPS warehouse Once people know about your book, and decide to buy it, you will need to efficiently invoice and fulfil the orders. This can be a daunting task, and this is where we can help.

For a number of years YPS has been providing Distribution services for mainstream publishers. We are now able to offer these services to self publishers, whether or not we have printed your book.

YPS' Distribution Service for self publishers includes:

Order Processing

Order processing

Orders are be received by post, telephone, fax and email. They are promptly processed. Orders are supplied to the book trade, educational organisations or individuals.

Professional Customer Query Handling

Knowledgeable handling of customer queries

We respond efficiently to requests and enquiries regarding price and availability and the status of orders placed.

Pick Pack and Despatch

Pick pack and despatch

Orders are speedily picked, packed and despatched to customers using the most cost-effective carrier. Orders are usually despatched within 2 working days.

Stock Management

Warehousing and stock management

All stock is stored in our customised heated warehouse. Stock and stock levels are closely monitored and controlled by the order processing system.

Payment Processing

Payment processing and credit control

We handle all aspects of payment processing. We accept payments by cheque, credit and debit card and BACS. We have stringent credit control procedures for the chasing of unpaid invoices and accounts.


Sales stock and dues reporting

We provide regular reports to clients so that they have all the information needed to manage their organisation effectively. These cover all aspects of stock, volume and value sales, dues and outstanding debts.


Mailing service

For publishers of newsletters or journals we offer speedy and economical mailing.